The New York Times
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To count down the days of her father’s deployment, my daughter and I made a calendar adorned with a whale for each day he’d be gone. She was delighted with her work, until she took in what it meant.
Mayor Eric M. Garcetti announced an ambitious plan for preserving structures, water lines and telecommunications in a major quake.
A long-delayed Senate report documenting the C.I.A.’s torture of terrorism detainees is set to become public on Tuesday.
The goal is not to reach as many people as possible, but to influence smaller groups like journalists, who are themselves influencers.
Demonstrators managed to block Interstate 80 for hours late Monday, the third night of protests in the city over the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases.
A debate over whether to reappoint the budget director raises a larger question about resistance to good news.
The larger fire downtown closed portions of two major freeways and blanketed the area in ash and heavy smoke.
The liberal group MoveOn.org is poised to spend $1 million on a campaign to draft Senator Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat, into the 2016 presidential race.
Secretary of State John Kerry will attend climate talks in Lima, Peru, to encourage countries to strike an agreement on reducing carbon emissions.
A $60 million accord for victims transported to concentration camps by the French national railway is facing criticism for leaving out French citizens.
Federal officials have again granted Louisiana a waiver from compliance with the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law.
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The second-place finisher in last month’s election for governor, Scott Milne, said Monday that he was staying in the race, bucking recent history of the losing candidate’s conceding, and leaving the final say up to the State Legislature.
A small, private jet crashed into a house in Gaithersburg, a Washington, D.C., suburb, on Monday, killing a woman and her young sons inside the home and three people on the aircraft, the authorities said.
Much opposition comes from Chinese and Indian immigrants whose cultural taboos have led them to balk at a proposed 100,000-plot cemetery.
As some officials expressed fears of violent reprisals, the White House acknowledged “some risk” and a desire for transparency.
Ernest C. Brace, a C.I.A. contract flier, was held in a Hanoi prison cell next to that of a future senator, John McCain.
The St. Louis County prosecutor’s office began releasing more records from a grand jury’s examination of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
In a statement, the university neither lifted its suspension of Greek activities nor apologized for it, in the wake of a disputed magazine article about a rape at a fraternity house.
A Cleveland officer’s fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice has highlighted differences in a neighborhood over the police’s role.
The program will offer mortgages with a down payment of as little as 3 percent of the purchase price.